Washington County, RI Demographic Data

Washington County, RI Summary

Washington County is located in Rhode Island
  • Population: 125,946
  • Area: 562.76 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 329.24 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 233.53 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 223.79 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 149.28 ft
  • Time Zone: Eastern Standard Time (GMT -5)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Washington County, RI Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
65,776
52%
50.8
Male
60,512
48%
49.2
Total Population
126,288
 
323,128,000

Washington County, RI Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
4,788
3.8% 
6.1
5 to 9 Years
3,927
3.1% 
6.3
10 to 14 Years
7,876
6.2% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
11,780
9.3% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
11,517
9.1% 
6.9
25 to 34 Years
11,045
8.7% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
11,931
9.4% 
12.6
45 to 54 Years
18,566
14.7% 
13.2
55 to 59 Years
10,337
8.2% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
9,855
7.8% 
6.1
65 to 74 Years
14,489
11.5% 
8.9
75 to 84 Years
6,819
5.4% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
3,358
2.7% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
104,808
83.0%
77.2
Female
54,931
52.4%
51.3
Male
49,877
47.6%
48.7
21 Years and over
94,709
75.0%
73.1
62 Years and over
31,131
24.7%
18.8
65 Years and over
24,666
19.5%
15.2
Female
13,686
55.5%
55.8
Male
10,980
44.5%
44.2
Median Age (years)
45
0.0%
0.0

Washington County, RI Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
124,992
99.0% 
96.8
White
117,411
93.0% 
72.6
Black or African American
2,307
1.8% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
293
0.2% 
0.8
Asian
3,352
2.7% 
5.4
Asian Indian
 
1.2
Chinese
 
1.3
Filipino
 
0.9
Japanese
 
0.2
Korean
 
0.4
Vietnamese
 
0.6
Other Asian
 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
427
0.3% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
 
0.0
Samoan
 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
 
0.1
Some Other Race
1,202
1.0% 
5.1
Two or More Races
1,296
1.0% 
3.2
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
3,894
3.1% 
17.8
Mexican
794
0.6% 
11.2
Puerto Rican
579
0.5% 
1.7
Cuban
471
0.4% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
2,050
1.6% 
4.2
Not Hispanic or Latino
122,394
96.9% 
82.2

Washington County, RI Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
913
1.1% 
5.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
3,185
3.7% 
7.2
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
20,409
23.6% 
27.2
Some college, no degree
15,635
18.1% 
20.6
Associate's Degree
5,975
6.9% 
8.4
Bachelor's Degree
22,234
25.7% 
19.3
Graduate or professional degree
18,049
20.9% 
11.9
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
4,098
4.8%
12.6
High School Graduate or Higher
82,302
95.2%
87.4
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
40,283
46.6%
31.2

Washington County, RI Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
35,410
32.3%
33.7%
Now Married
54,399
49.6%
47.5
Divorced
12,598
11.5%
11.0%
Separated
955
0.9%
2.0
Widowed
6,335
5.8
5.8%

Washington County, RI Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
112,954
93.0%
78.4%
Languages other than english
8,546
7.0%
21.6%
Spanish
13.3
Other indo-european languages
3.7
Asian and Pacific islander languages
3.5
Other Languages
1.1

Washington County, RI Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
3,224
6.4%
6.7
$10,000 to $14,999
1,755
3.5%
4.8
$15,000 to $24,999
3,250
6.5%
9.7
$25,000 to $34,999
3,608
7.2%
9.5
$35,000 to $49,999
4,862
9.7%
13.0
$50,000 to $74,999
7,834
15.6%
17.7
$75,000 to $99,999
6,785
13.5%
12.3
$100,000 to $149,000
11,021
21.9%
14.0
$150,000 to $199,999
3,781
7.5%
5.8
$200,000 or more
4,248
8.4%
6.4
Median household income
77,813
 
57,617
Per capita income
39,809
 
31,128

Washington County, RI Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
547
0.9%
1.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
7,632
12.1%
9.8
Construction
4,086
6.5%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
19,270
30.5%
23.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
3,651
5.8%
6.6
Information
863
1.4%
2.1
Manufacturing
5,441
8.6%
10.1
Other services except public administration
3,249
5.1%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
6,028
9.5%
11.4
Public administration
2,564
4.1%
4.6
Retail trade
6,718
10.6%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
2,088
3.3%
5.2
Wholesale trade
1,040
1.6%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
5,686
9.0%
8.8%
Management, professional, and related occupations
28,179
44.6%
37.6%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
3,901
6.2%
12.2%
Sales and office occupations
14,208
22.5%
23.3%
Service occupations
11,203
17.7%
18.1%

Washington County, RI Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
61,426
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
50,708
82.6%
76.3
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
3,664
6.0%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
711
1.2%
5.1
Walked
1,803
2.9%
2.7
Other means
942
1.5%
1.8
Worked at home
3,598
5.9%
5.0
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
28.2
 
26.6

Washington County, RI Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
2,365
4.7%
8.7
1 vehicles
14,432
28.7%
33.2
2 vehicles
22,218
44.1%
37.1
3 or more
11,353
22.5%
21.0

Washington County, RI Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
50,368
79.7%
87.6
Owner Occupied
37,258
74.0%
63.1
Renter Occupied
13,110
26.0%
36.9
Vacant Housing Units
12,799
20.3%
12.4
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
1
0.0%
0.0
Rental Vacancy Rate
3
0.0%
0.0
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
2.5
0.0%
2.7
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.1
0.0%
2.5

Washington County, RI Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
63,167
1 room
1,123
1.8%
2.4
2 rooms
1,224
1.9%
2.7
3 rooms
5,443
8.6%
9.1
4 rooms
8,484
13.4%
16.5
5 rooms
11,755
18.6%
19.8
6 rooms
12,444
19.7%
17.8
7 rooms
8,652
13.7%
12.0
8 rooms
6,607
10.5%
8.6
9 rooms or more
7,435
11.8%
11.1
Median Rooms
6
 
0.0

Washington County, RI Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
63,167
 
 
1-unit, detached
48,213
76.3%
61.5
1-unit, attached
2,260
3.6%
5.9
2-units
3,028
4.8%
3.6
3 or 4 units
2,880
4.6%
4.4
5 to 9 units
2,213
3.5%
4.8
10 to 19 units
1,447
2.3%
4.4
20 or more units
1,678
2.7%
9.0
Mobile home
1,408
2.2%
6.2
Boat, RV, van, etc.
40
0.1%
0.1

Washington County, RI Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
10,855
17.2%
12.8%
1940 to 1949
2,988
4.7%
5.0%
1950 to 1959
6,359
10.1%
10.4%
1960 to 1969
7,027
11.1%
10.7%
1970 to 1979
7,770
12.3%
15.3%
1980 to 1989
11,424
18.1%
13.5%
1990 to 1999
8,161
12.9%
13.9%
2000 to 2009
7,093
11.2%
14.2%
2010 to 2013
1,091
1.7%
2.8%
2014 or later
399
0.6%
1.4%

Washington County, RI Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
15,489
30.8%
48.1
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
2,574
5.1%
4.7
Electricity
6,740
13.4%
38.7
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
22,395
44.5%
4.8
Coal or coke
103
0.2%
0.1
Wood
2,289
4.5%
1.9
Solar energy
66
0.1%
0.1
Other fuel
409
0.8%
0.5
No fuel used
303
0.6%
1.1

Washington County, RI Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
25,131
 
47295100.0
Less than $500
0
0.0%
1.6%
$500 to $999
1,713
6.8%
20.4%
$2,500 to $2,999
2,568
10.2%
7.0%
$3,000 or more
2,891
11.5%
10.3%
$2,000 to $2,499
5,057
20.1%
11.8%
$1,000 to $1,499
6,209
24.7%
28.8%
$1,500 to $1,999
6,693
26.6%
20.1%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
10,214
40.8%
45.4%
20.0% to 24.9%
4,153
16.6%
15.7%
25.0% to 29.9%
3,679
14.7%
10.6%
30.0% to 34.9%
1,774
7.1%
7.0%
35.0% or more
5,226
20.9%
21.3%
Not Computed
85
0.0%
0.0%

Washington County, RI Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
 
 
41,631,300 
No Cash Rent
2,206,240
Median (Dollars)
1,106
0.0%
981
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
1,699
14.9%
13.1%
15.0% to 19.9%
1,397
12.3%
12.9%
20.0% to 24.9%
1,060
9.3%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
1,444
12.7%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
885
7.8%
9.0%
35.0% or more
4,910
43.1%
40.7%
Not Computed
1,715
0.0%
0.0%

Washington County, RI Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
37,258
 
75,022,600
Less then $50,000
615
1.7%
7.3%
$50,000 to $99,999
230
0.6%
7.3%
$100,000 to $149,000
1,260
3.4%
14.1%
$150,000 to $199,000
2,215
5.9%
14.5%
$200,000 to $299,999
12,039
32.3%
19.2%
$300,000 to $499,999
15,057
40.4%
18.2%
$500,000 to $999,999
4,672
12.5%
10.5%
$1,000,000 or more
1,170
3.1%
3.1%
Median (Dollars)
323,200
 
205,000